FERRARO’S SPOTLIGHTS SPRING MENU, WINES FROM BAROLO, ITALY’S
E. PIRA & FIGLI WINERY
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar will celebrate the flavors of spring—the year’s most delectable season—at its next Taste & Learn event, to be held Saturday, March 25. Chef Francesco DiCaudo will prepare an evocative menu replete with to accompany this month’s wines from the historic E. Pira & Figli winery in Barolo, Italy. Known, of course, for the magnificent Nebbiolo grape Barolo is located in the Piedmont region produces some of the world’s most exquisite wines. The wine-and-food-pairing experience includes a guided tasting of four wines and takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the restaurant’s private dining room.
The menu pairings for the March 25 Taste & Learn include:
- La Colombera “Derthona” Timorasso, 2012 with Ricciola in Tartare
Amberjack tartar, fennel, blood orange, green tea
- E. Pira & Figli, Dolcetto d’Alba, 2014, with Sfomatino Tiepido ai Carciofi
Warm artichoke flan, castelmagno cheese fondue, duck prosciutto
- E. Pira & Figli, Dolcetto d’Alba, 2013, with Tarjarin e Animelle
Thirty Yolks Taglierini, mushroom and veal sweetbread ragu
- E. Pira & Figli, Barolo, Cannubi, 2006, with Spezzatino d’Anatra
Duck stew, sunchoke and cabbage
Under the direction of Gino Ferraro, Ferraro’s wine selection places special emphasis on presenting a broad and deep range of Italian wines, such as Barolo from Bartolo Mascarello, Bruno Giacosa and Giacomo Conterno; Barbaresco from Marchese dei Gresy and Produttori del Barbaresco; Brunello from Biondi Santi; Amarone from Bertani and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo from Emidio Pepe. Ferraro’s has been recognized with Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence” and the Wine Enthusiast award.
Space for this intimate event is limited and tickets (tax and tip included) are $65 per person. To make reservations, call (702) 364-5300.
ABOUT FERRARO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT & WINE BAR
As Las Vegas’ longest running, family-owned and operated restaurant offering authentic Italian cuisine in a fine-dining atmosphere, Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar has offered guests a five-star experience since 1985. Specializing in freshly made pastas and sauces, legendary osso buco, savory risottos, expertly prepared all-natural meats, Safe Harbor® seafood, as well as an extensive award-winning wine list, Ferraro’s is famous for its attention to detail, welcoming environment and passion for food that runs in the family. The Ferraro family members devote themselves to ensuring each guest has a memorable experience, whether for lunch, dinner, late-night or private parties and events. Open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ferraro’s is located at 4480 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas). For reservations, call (702) 364-5300. For more information, find on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.